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Superluminal Radio Sources

Cohen, M. H. and Unwin, S. C. (1982) Superluminal Radio Sources. In: Extragalactic Radio Sources. International Astronomical Union Symposium (IAUS). No.97. Springer Netherlands , Dordrecht, pp. 345-354. ISBN 9789400977839.

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Several compact radio sources studied with VLBI show apparent transverse velocities much greater than the speed of light. This review is a summary of VLBI observations of these “superluminal” sources as of August 1981. The physical models proposed to explain this phenomenon are also discussed.

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Additional Information:© IAU 1982. We thank many colleagues for giving us material in advance of publication, and are grateful to T.J. Pearson for comments on the manuscript. MHC thanks the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, for their generosity and hospitality.
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Subject Keywords:Radio Source; Proper Motion; VLBI Observation; Compact Radio Source; Superluminal Motion
Series Name:International Astronomical Union Symposium (IAUS)
Issue or Number:97
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Deposited By: George Porter
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